High School Sports

  • Prep wrestling: PVHS claims second place at EMAC meet

    COMMERCE CITY -- Noah Romero and Bradley Lehmann of Prairie View won Eastern Metro Athletic Conference championships at the league's wrestling meet Feb. 6 at Adams City High School.

    Romero, who wrestles at 126 pounds, beat Brighton's G'Avonti Patton 5-4 in the finals. Romero takes a 15-7 season record into this weekend's regional tournament at Legacy High School. 

    Lehmann (18-3) stopped Adams City's Gavin Deaguero 6-3 in the finals at 145 pounds.

  • Prep wrestling: BHS claims second conference title in a row

    COMMERCE CITY -- Brighton captured its second straight Eastern Metro Athletic Conference wrestling title Feb. 6 at Adams City High School.

    Three Bulldogs won conference titles. Tarron Adams' crown came in the 182-pound weight class. He pinned Thornton's Jorge Perez in 2:44 of the finals. Adams enters this weekend's regional tournament at Legacy High School (it starts Friday, Feb. 12) with a mark of 12-6.

  • Brighton captures another EMAC swim title

    THORNTON -- It's getting to be old hat for the Brighton High School girls swim team.

    BHS won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference championship Feb. 6 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. It's the 16th league title in a row for the Bulldogs. This one was among the closes, though. BHS nudged past second-place Northglenn by just eight points.

    Maddie Dent captured a pair of conference titles. She won the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:06.33. Her first-place time in the 200- individual medley was 2:28.99.

  • BHS hosts letter signing en masse

    BRIGHTON -- It was sitting room only on the dais Feb. 3 at Brighton High School.

  • Three ThunderHawks move on to college athletics

    Three members of the Prairie View High School athletic family moved on to college-level athletics Feb. 3.

  • Marble makes mark in 5A hoops scene


    By Jonathan Maness

    Sports Correspondent

    HENDERSON — There aren’t many players at the high school level who have grown as much as Prairie View’s Trey Marble has in the past year.

    Marble, who is a junior, has transformed from a role player into one of the most dangerous players in Class 5A. 

  • Wrestling update: PVHS wins Brighton Invitational title

    BRIGHTON -- Prairie View captured the team title at the Brighton Invitational wrestling tournament Jan. 30.

    The T-Hawks scored 157.5 points in the meet. Brighton High School was second with 145 points.

    PVHS' Santana Salas (132 pounds) and Bradley Lehmann (145) won individual crowns. Corbin Chavez (152 pounds) and Elmer Baca (182) took second at their respective weight classes. Levi Romero was third at 106 pounds. Brandon Porta (182 pounds) and Theo Glassman (220 pounds) finished fourth.

  • New playoff structure starts to take shape

    AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association began the trek toward computer-driven data to select playoff teams Jan. 28.

    The association's legislative council approved the ratings performance index structure to determine playoff participants for team sports during its winter meeting. The affected sports, so far, are baseball, volleyball, football and soccer. Other sports are expected to join the fold during the council's spring meeting in April.

  • List narrows for area recruits

    BRIGHTON – As the saying goes, the light at the end of the recruiting tunnel is coming up on high school athletes around the country, and it’s not a train.
        The national letter-of-intent signing day for football players is Feb. 3. Brighton athletes are making their lists and checking them twice to see which school would be the best fit.
        Some of that part of the process depends on what position is in the offing.

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- Jan. 24

    Girls basketball

    Geroge Washington scored the first eight points of the game and went on to a 56-23, home-floor win against Prairie View Jan. 21.

    Charlie Akes paced the T-Hawks with nine points. The Patriots picked up 15 points from Sophie Nick and 10 more from Darionna Ray.

    Prairie View opened up Eastern Metro Athletic Conference play Jan. 22 with a 45-35, home-floor win against Aurora Central. Three players scored for the Trojans. The top point-producer was Awah Tilong, who had 17 points. No stats were available for PVHS.